Graph of human deaths associated with COVID-19 in 2020. Comparison between mortality in the United States (red graph) and South Korea (blue graph). As of December 9, 2020 the difference in mortality between these two countries continues to diverge with the United States reporting a total of 292,611 COVID-19 related deaths while South Korea only 572 (data source, Johns Hopkins University 2020; So, while the U.S. population is 6.3 times greater than that of South Korea, its COVID-19 mortality is 511.6 times greater.

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